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What yardage for load testing?

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:35 PM
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Re: What yardage for load testing?

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Thanks for all information given. After thinking more about, I will stick with the 200 yard mark when trying new loads. It may help me get better prepared for shooting at longer ranges.

Keep the advice coming.

Jason

P.s. I have always enjoyed reading what Broz has to say.

I also forgot to mention, that if you Zero at 200 Yards then you have a little less dial up in MOA to get to, say 800 then if you start out at 100 . Might save you a little time on that buck of a life time

Keep us posted on how it turnes out for you.......
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:33 PM
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Re: What yardage for load testing?

What range you zero at has nothing to do with developing an accurate load as far as group size goes. The zero can be 6 inch to the left and a foot up and the group still forms in that spot . Once you decide you really like a certain load and are going to practise with that , then you can fine zero it to whatever range you want.
For initial load development I like the group forming away from the centre aiming mark of the target. That way you always have a nice undamaged precise spot to aim at .
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